Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products

General Information

Description

Grade, sort, or classify unprocessed food and other agricultural products by size, weight, color, or condition.

Business Breakdown

People in this career work in these sectors.

  1. Private, for profit94.44%
  2. Self-employed2.94%
  3. Private, not for profit1.17%
  4. State and local government1.13%
  5. Federal government0.32%

Workplace at a Glance

What you can expect to experience while on the job

  • Responsibility
  • Exposure to job hazards
  • Physical activity
  • Decision making
  • Repetitiveness
  • Level of competition
  • Time pressure
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Salary

Average Salary

Salary

$28,220

State-by-state Salary

Gray states indicate no data available

$35,030
$20,010
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Education

Most Common Education Levels

People in this career achieve this level of education.

  • Less than high school 63%
  • High school 26%
  • Associate's degree 4%
  • Post-secondary certificate 4%
  • Some college 0%
  • Master's degree 0%
  • Doctoral degree 0%
  • Bachelor's degree 0%
  • Post baccalaureate 0%
  • Post-doctoral training 0%
  • Post-master's certificate 0%
  • First professional degree 0%

Knowledge

  • Production and Processing
  • Education and Training
  • Mechanical
  • English Language
  • Public Safety and Security

Skills at a Glance

Skills helpful in this career

  • Verbal skills
  • Critical thinking & problem solving
  • Equipment operation & maintenance
  • Math & science skills
  • Technology design & control
  • Leadership
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